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Is Executive Function Associated with Academic Functioning in Autism Spectrum Disorder? [Research Assistantship]

Department: Speech and Hearing Sciences; Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Professors Greg Wallace, PhD; Lauren Kenworthy, PhD   The Project: Executive function (EF) is an omnibus term describing supramodal, higher-order cognitive abilities including working memory, planning, flexibility, and organization, all in the service of problem-solving and behavioral regulation. It is now well-established that EF skills are […]

African Diaspora Project [Research Assistantship]

Professor Yvonne Captain The Project:  Researching the whereabouts and movement (migration) of African Diaspora communities in the Americas, including those who are descendants of slaves in the United States. Of special interest is the migration of Creoles of Louisiana to other parts of the United States and to other regions of the Americas.   Tasks:  –Mine […]

Christian Zionism in American Thought [Research Assistantship]

Department: Political Science Professor Samuel Goldman   The Project: This project is an attempt to understand why American Christians have historically expressed such strong support for the idea of a Jewish state in some portion of the Biblical promised land. Focusing on public arguments in books, pamphlets, and sermons, it traces the discourse of Christian Zionism from the […]

Strategic Behavior by Federal Agencies in the Allocation of Public Resources [Research Assistantship]

Department: Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration Professor Stuart Kasdin   Description: Our project examines how federal agencies respond when there is a change in the partisan control of Congress. Do government agencies allocate program resources so as to best accomplish program goals, without regard to the political party affiliations of those in […]

A Reform to Help Congress Work Better [Research Assistantship]

Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration Professor Stuart Kasdin   The Project: This project involves historic research using the Congressional Record. The goal is to produce an academic paper, in which the student could receive shared authorship. The paper would examine the potential impacts of a particular reform to the Congressional budget process: […]

You are invited to a Panel Discussion on the Legacy of the Cold War with Prof. Christov

Before/After is a multimedia portrait of the transformation of East-Central Europe told by the people who made it happen. Through words, pictures, video, and music, it tells the story of the people who chipped away at the Iron Curtain, tore down the Berlin Wall in 1989, and tried to realize their hopes and dreams in […]

My Relationship with the UHP – Four Years Strong

As a graduating senior, I reflect upon my time at GW and the UHP with nostalgia and the clarity of hindsight. I raise my foot for the impending step into adulthood, and I remember the UHP fondly and with love (and hope it remembers me, too). To the Classes of 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019. Take advantage of […]


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UHP Research Showcase This Thursday!

Join #TeamUHP this Thursday to celebrate the research of your peers at the University Honors Program Research Showcase! Enjoy brief, casual talks and ask questions this Thursday, April 30th from 1pm to 3pm in the Club Room of the Honors Townhouse.  Let your fellow UHPers know how proud we are of their dedication and willingness to […]

The Eckles Prize for Freshman Research Excellence

All I do is win win win $500 for my research.